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Fionnuala McAuliffe

Professor Of Obstetrics And Gynaecology
School of Medicine
637 3216
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, National Maternity Hospital Holles Street Dublin 2

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Current Positions: Head of Women's and Child's Health, Fionnuala McAuliffe is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at National Maternity Hospital Dublin and Director of the UCD Perinatal Research Centre. She graduated from UCD and following initial training in Dublin, moved to the UK. At King's College Hospital, London, she did a fellowship in Fetal Medicine and subsequently undertook Maternal and Fetal subspecialisation at Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Professor McAuliffe returned to UCD and the National Maternity Hospital where she is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and a sub-specialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She is Director of the Maternal and Fetal Medicine Subspecialisation Programme and a lead for the Maternal Medicine services. She is the Head of Women's and Child's Health and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at UCD and Fellow at UCD Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Science. She holds fellowships at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists UK. Professor McAuliffe was appointed as UCD Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2014 succeeding Emeritus Professor Colm O'Herlihy. Professor McAuliffe's research interests centre on diabetes and nutrition in pregnancy, maternal and fetal medicine and in 2017 she established UCD Perinatal Research Centre. Her research is supported by grants from Health Research Board Ireland and the European Union and Science Foundation Ireland. Qualifications:- 2009 FRCOG Fellowship of Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, UK 2007 FRCPI Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2004 Maternal and Fetal Medicine Sub-specialisation, University of Toronto, Canada 2001 MD by thesis, University College Dublin, Ireland 1997 MRCPI Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 1996 MRCOG Gold medal , Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, UK 1993 DCH Diploma in Child Health, National University of Ireland. 1991 MB BCh BAO (Honours) University College Dublin, Ireland Professional Positions:- 2018-present Director, UCD Perinatal Research Centre, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, 65/66 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 2014-present Chair, Professor & Consultant and Head of Women & Children's Health, UCD Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2006-2014 Associate Professor & Consultant , UCD Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2004-2006 Senior Lecturer & Consultant , UCD Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2002-2004 Subspeciality Training in Maternal & Fetal Medicine , University of Toronto, Canada 1999-2001 Senior Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Coombe Womens Hospital, Dublin & University College Hospital Galway, Ireland 1997-1999 Research Fellow in Fetal Medicine, Kings College Hospital, London, UK

DEGREES

  • FRCOG
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  • MB BCh BAO
    University College Dublin
  • MD
    University College Dublin
  • MRCOG
    Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists London
  • MRCPI
    Royal College of Physicians Ir